Research at Shannon Point Marine Center

      Brian Bingham
      Shannon Point Marine Center
        student collecting anemnone off of rocks
      Collecting intertidal sea anemone for studies of symbiosis.
        fluorometer measiuring algae in anemone
      PAM fluorometry can be used to study photosynthesis of symbiotic algae living in the tissues of sea anemones.
        student using fluorometer in tidal pools
      Field studies show that intense light and high temperature can affect symbiosis, leading to bleaching of the anemones.


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    Shannon Point Marine Center

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